Author Archives: Anastasia Sonneman

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

Archived Webinar: Healthy Communities – An Assessment and Implementation Framework to Achieve Inclusion of Persons with Disability

The New York State Disability and Health Program in partnership with the SUNY Albany School of Public Health released a recording of their March 2016 webcast,  “Healthy Communities: An Assessment and Implementation Framework to Achieve…

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features NACCHO Health and Disability Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program was recently highlighted in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The article, is titled “NACCHO’s Baseline Assessment of Disability Inclusion Within Local Health Department,”  and reviews the results of…

Seeking Local Health Department Input: Community Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is working on a project with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the National Center for Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) to get a better understanding of…

Meet the 2016-2017 NACCHO Health and Disability Fellows

The NACCHO Health and Disability program is thrilled to introduce its 2016-17 fellows. NACCHO’s Health and Disability Fellowship is an invaluable opportunity for undergraduate and/or graduate students pursing degrees in public health to receive hands on…

HUD Resources: Smoke-Free Public Housing & Multifamily Properties

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes recently released resources to support smoke-free policies in Public Housing Agencies and multifamily properties. This new microsite includes best practices,…

Now Accepting Nominations: Aquatic Safety Grant

The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) is seeking nominations of public health officials and/or health departments for its annual Dr. R. Neil Lower Grant. This grant supports continuing education, technical, and operational activities undertaken…